Te Marae Ora – Community Health Services perform surveillance and monitoring of vectors to ensure our community is protected.


VECTOR SURVEILLANCE RESULTS

Adult Mosquitoes

19 July 2019

 

Dengue Surveillance

30 July 2019

24 July 2019


DEFINITION

A vector is an organism that does not cause disease itself but which spreads infection by conveying pathogens from one host to another. Species of mosquito, for example, serve as vectors for diseases such as Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya.